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Hostos Center Presents: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band Honors Puerto Rico



Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band Honors Puerto Rico
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band Honors Puerto Rico

(Bronx, NY) – Legendary drummer, percussionist, Bronx Walk of Fame artist and native Nuyorican S.O.B. (Son of the Bronx) BOBBY SANABRIA  brings his incredible 24 piece multi-Grammy nominated MULTIVERSE Big Band featuring vocalists JANIS SIEGEL (The Manhattan Transfer), ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE (Duke Ellington Orchestra), and (multi-lingual powerhouse star of the Sugar Hill Nutcracker) JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA, to the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture for an unforgettable evening honoring Puerto Rico’ s greatest composers.

The Multi-Grammy Nominated
and special guest DANZA FIESTA

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.
Main Theater | Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse at 149th St. | Bronx, NY
Box Office & Info: (718) 518-4455 |

bobby sanabria multiverse big band – vox humana

“Throughout history, my ancestral homeland has produced some of the greatest musical talents that have ever lived. They’ve given us a body of compositions that have resonated with me throughout my life. Our concert will feature modern big band Latin jazz treatments of pieces from such legendary Puerto Rican masters like Rafael Hernández, Tito Puente, Bobby Capó, Juan Tizol, Eddie Palmieri, Willie Torres and more along with a special tribute celebrating Maestro Duke Ellington’s 125th birthday. If that weren’t enough the critically acclaimed Bronx based dance company DANZA FIESTA will be our special guests doing some spectacular choreography created by their director Gilda Rivera.” –  Bobby Sanabria

Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band Honors Puerto Rico
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band Honors Puerto Rico

“Sanabria’s big band smokes fresh, high energy, emotional, but unsentimental, full of passions and energy…an artist ready to take his place in the continuum.”
– Fernando Gonzalez, Downbeat

“It’s New York up and down, and back and forth across the last century, from the street to the mambo palaces to the conservatories”
– Ben Ratliff, The NY Times

About the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture

The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture consists of a museum-grade art gallery, a 367-seat Repertory Theater, and a 900-seat Main Theater, presenting artists of national and international renown. It is easily accessible from Manhattan, Queens and New Jersey and is a mere 15 minutes by subway from midtown Manhattan.

About Hostos Community College

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. It serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique “Student Success Coaching Unit” provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services. Hostos offers 29 associate degree programs and five certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to CUNY’s four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 480,000 students at 24 colleges.

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